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25 Aug 2017

August 27, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. Charlie Chun from South Vancouver PG for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

A Candidate of Cantonese Pastor has been recommended to Deacon Board by CPSC and accepted after an interview, his resume has been posted on bulletin  board.

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida lam & Alan Chiu) currently has NO Preliminary Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:

  • There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by 9/10, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointment May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.

Antioch Church Rental Agreement with PG will be ended by today.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

UPCOMING

8/20 – 9/3    Register for the 9/10(Sun) Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. Free for newcomers or children under the age of 4. $4 for ages 4-12 and $6 for ages 13 and above. $10 flat after 9/3. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat 11:45am in A8. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far: 1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary 2. What if no pastors are available? 3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission has been cancelled due to insufficient applicants.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)    Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

10/29(Sun) Cantonese Gospel Sunday Service. 美麗傳奇is leading the Praise & Worship and小金子will share. Your family and friends are welcome to come.

18 Aug 2017

August 20, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Thank you to Rev. David Chan for supporting our church between 7/1-8/20.  Rev. Chan is returning to Hong Kong on 8/22 to continue his role as Vice President at Alliance Bible Seminary. May God pour countless blessings upon him as he continues to glorify the name of our Lord!

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida lam & Alan Chiu) currently has NO Preliminary Nominees. To give the congregations extra time to invite the candidates, terms and dates have changed:

  • There are five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to the Nomination Committee by 9/10, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (found on the admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both the Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced and ballots distributed on 9/17. Ballot counting takes place on 10/1 and results announced on 10/8.

2018-2019 Departmental Chairpersons Appointment May we respond to God’s calling and serve with the gifts granted to us.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm. Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!  Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

UPCOMING

8/20 – 9/3    Register for the 9/10(Sun) Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. Free for newcomers or children under the age of 4. $4 for ages 4-12 and $6 for ages 13 and above. $10 flat after 9/3. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat 11:45am in the Gym. Share your ideas and concerns! Questions so far: 1. Installation of air-con. in the sanctuary 2. What if no pastors are available? 3. What if there’s a shortage of deacons?

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission has been cancelled due to insufficient applicants.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)         Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

11 Aug 2017

August 13, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

2018-2019 Preliminary Deacon Nominees The Deacons Nomination Committee (Rev. Xavier, Geraldine Lai, Leon Tam, Ida lam & Alan Chiu) has NO Preliminary Nominees at this time.

  • Five deacon vacancies for the term.
  • Church members may submit nominations in writing to Nomination Committee by 8/20, but do not contact the nominee. Each nomination should be signed by 2 members in accordance with the Guidelines for Deacon Nomination (on admin bulletin board). All nominations must be accepted by both Committee and the nominees before they are listed.
  • The final list will be announced on 8/27. Ballots distribution on 9/10, tally on 9/24, result announcement on 10/1.

Deacon Board Meeting this afternoon at 2:30pm. Agenda on bulletin board.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15 (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Carpet Wash – Hygiene and Mouse Prevention An expert has been hired to power wash the church carpet on 8/14-15. All fellowships and groups please help to put the furniture up after using the room TODAY, and put them back in the regular places before starting your fellowship this weekend.

UPCOMING

9/10(Sun)    Community & Welcome Lunch at 1pm in the Gym. New comers from Oct. 2016 or children under age 4 are Free, $4 for age 4-12, $6 for age 13 and above; register 8/20 – 9/3 after all Services at foyer. $10 flat after 9/3. Pastors and leaders are encouraged to join.

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission to serve the Chinese community through the Gospel in Northern BC. 75% subsidized by Mission Fund. Register by TODAY with Rev. Xavier.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)         Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

4 Aug 2017

August 6, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Greg Laing from MB Mission. Thank you for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10) | Sunday @9:15 (room A12)

Development Fund Pledge to renew our pledge for 2017/7/1-2017/6/30. Target for mortgage is $60,000. Prayerfully consider your pledge. Drop the card (available at foryer) in the offering bag or Suggestion Box. The total pledge was $18,950 as at 7/30.

Deacons Nomination Committee (Chair: Rev. Xavier, Deacons Representatives Leon Tam and Geraldine Lai, Members Representatives Alan Chiu and Ida Lam) is recruiting potential deacons for 2018-2019. Preliminary Deacon Nominees List will be announced on 8/13.

Praise Dance Outreach On Fri. 11:00am and Wed 7:30pm during Jun-Aug we have additional praise dance classes in the gym.

Community Fun Day on 7/29, we have reached over 200 neighbors. We wish our church become a channel for seeking God. Thanks to over 100 helpers!  May our God be glorified!

Our Supporting Syrian Family has also come for the Community Fun Day, sharing food and music.  May God’s love be with them and know the He is God.

Holiday The office will be closed on coming Monday for Civic Holiday.

 UPCOMING

8/11(Fri)       7:30pm @A8 Church Conflict Management (Cantonese) by Rev. David Chan at A8. All are welcome!

8/13(Sun)    Earthquake & Fire Drill during Sunday Service and Sunday School.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat during Sunday School. Tell us what you are thinking!

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission Mission to serve the Chinese community through the Gospel in Northern BC. 75% subsidized by Mission Fund. Register before 8/13 with Rev. Xavier.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)    Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

28 Jul 2017

July 30, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Rob Weatherby from OM Canada. Thank you for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Development Fund Pledge to renew our pledge for 2017/7/1-2017/6/30. Target for mortgage is $60,000. Prayerfully consider your pledge. Drop the card in the offering bag or Suggestion Box.

Protestant Reformation Church Seminar MP3 is available at PG web  http://pgmbc.com/mp3/ABS_Reformation_Workshop_20170716.mp3.

Deacons Nomination Committee (Chair: Rev. Xavier, Deacons Representatives Leon Tam and Geraldine Lai, Members Representatives Alan Chiu and Ida Lam) is recruiting potential deacons for 2018-2019. Preliminary Deacon Nominees List will be announced on 8/12.

Praise Dance Outreach On Fri. 11:00am and Wed 7:30pm during Jun-Aug we have additional praise dance classes in the gym.

UPCOMING

8/11(Fri)       7:30pm Church Conflict Management (Cantonese) by Rev. David Chan at A8. All are welcome!

8/13(Sun)    Earthquake & Fire Drill during Sunday Service and Sunday School.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat during Sunday School. Tell us what you are thinking!

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission Mission to serve the Chinese community through the Gospel in Northern BC. 75% subsidized by Mission Fund. Register before 8/13 with Rev. Xavier.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. Mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)         Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

21 Jul 2017

July 23, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. Paul Lam Thank you for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Development Fund Pledge to renew our pledge for 2017/7/1-2017/6/30. Target for mortgage is $60,000. Prayerfully consider your pledge. Drop the card in offering bag or Suggestion Box.

Community Fun Day Kick Off 1:00pm in B7 for all volunteers

Vancouver Challenge 7/21-29– Learning local cross cultural mission @B7. 14 registered, please remember this training in your prayer.

Protestant Reformation Church Seminar MP3 is available at PG web  http://pgmbc.com/mp3/ABS_Reformation_Workshop_20170716.mp3. 3 Books by Dr. John Chan are available for order at the foyer.

Deacons Nomination Committee is recruiting potential deacons for 2018-2019. Preliminary Deacon Nominees List will be announced on 8/12.

Awana Camp 2017 has been cancelled due to BC wildfire.

UPCOMING

7/29 (Sat)     1-4pm Community Fun Day. we need helpers for set up and clean up!  Please contact Vivian Lee. The refugee family Bakr, their relatives and some brothers and sisters from a Middle Eastern church will be joining us on Community Day. They will share with us some Kurdish food and music. Come and support them!

8/11(Fri)       7:30pm Church Conflict Management by Rev. David Chan at A8.

8/13(Sun)    Earthquake & Fire Drill during Sunday Service and Sunday School.

9/10(Sun)    Family Chat during Sunday School.

9/2810/2    Prince George Short Term Mission serving Chinese community. 75% subsidized by Mission Fund. Register before 8/13 to Rev. Xavier.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. It is mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

10/8(Sun)    Thanksgiving Baptismal & Membership Ceremony If you want to be baptized or apply for church membership, please contact Rev. Xavier.  Luncheon Meeting interview with Deacon Board on 9/17.

15 Jul 2017

July 16, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Pastor Lawrence our former pastor and now the chaplain of St. Paul Hospital. Thank you for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Offering Report 2017.1-6 Simple Report is available in the foyer while the Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin board. For inquiry, please contact Mimi.

The Refugee Family needs a volunteered English teacher, if you are willing to help, please contact the refugee team.

Antioch Church Rental will be ended by 8/27(Sun).

Protestant Reformation and Reform the Church Seminar (Cantonese) TODAY 2:30-4:30pm. at PG. Dr. John Chan will be the main speaker and will be responded by Rev. David Chan. Q&A time available. See poster for detail.

BC Forest Fires Residents lost houses to the fires. MDS is accepting financial donations for that recovery. For further updates on the MDS response and financial donations go to https://mds.mennonite.net/

Staff News   Rev. David Chan has accepted to be our part-time “Interim Preaching & Equipping Pastor” from 7/1-8/20. Other than preaching on some Sundays, he works in the office on Mon.-Wed. He will preach in English Services on 7/9, 8/13 and 8/20

UPCOMING

7/17(Mon)   Beulah Senior Home Holy Communion Worship to be led by Rev. Xavier.  Can you help?

7/22(Sat)      Model-Making Outreach for Young Adults 10am-5pm at A10. Bring a friend. For Details, contact George Cheung for details.

7/23(Sun)   Kick Off Meeting for Community Fun Day for all volunteers

7/23(Sun)  Development Fund Pledge Sunday to renew our pledge for 2017/7/1-2017/6/30. Target for mortgage is $60,000. Please prayerfully consider your pledge.

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – Learning local cross cultural mission @B7.12 registered, please remember this training in your prayer.

7/29 (Sat)     1-4pm Community Fun Day. All 3 congregations to serve together, especially set up and clean up!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info.

8/13(Sun)    Earthquake & Fire Drill during Sunday Service and Sunday School.

9/10(Sun)     Family Chat during Sunday School.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. It is mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

7 Jul 2017

July 9, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Appreciation to Rev. Chan who is willing to support our church ministries and accepted to be our part-time “Interim Preaching & Equipping Pastor” from 7/1-8/20. Other than preaching on some Sundays, he works in the office on Mon.-Wed. He will preach in English Services on 7/9, 8/13 and 8/20.

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!

Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

2017.1-6 Offering Report Simple Report is available in the foyer while the Detailed Report can be seen on bulletin board. For inquiry, please contact Mimi.

VCS Summer Break The teaching stuffs are still in all rooms & the gym. Please let them sleep there and keep safe.

Staff News Rev. David Chan will attend the 7/10 VCEMF in the morning.

UPCOMING

7/13 (Thu)   Will celebrate Ema Bakr’s first birthday in Canada. The refugee family needs a volunteered English teacher, if you are willing to help, please contact refugeeteam@pgmbc.com

7/16 (Sun)   2:30-4:30pm Seminar “Religious Reform and Reform the Church” (Cantonese) joint with Alliance Bible Seminary at PG. Dr. John Chan will be the main speaker and will be responded by Rev. David Chan. Q&A time available. See poster for detail.

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – Learning local cross cultural mission, knowing more about Muslim, Hinduism, Sikhism or Buddhism. We have 12 registered, please remember this training in your prayer.

7/29 (Sat)     1-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together, especially set up and clean up!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info: vivian.wayne.815@gmail.com

8/13(Sun)    Earthquake & Fire Drill during Sunday Service and Sunday School.

9/30(Sat)      Plan to Protect Training @2-4pm. It is mandatory for all volunteers who minister and work with children, youth and seniors. The APS committee is committed to ensuring the safety of our church family, and this training is an important step in abuse prevention.

30 Jun 2017

July 2, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

Welcome, Pastor Sky Thank you for allowing God to use you today to breathe life through His word.

Development Fund Let’s take this day to remember what a blessing it is to have this building to take care of. Our monthly mortgage repayment now is $5,000. May God use us to glorify Him and be good stewards of His resources!  

Sunday School – Adult Class takes a BREAK TODAY | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together!  Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10)

Summer Praise Dance  Fri. 11:00am -12:30pm in the gym; and Wed. Outreach (Jun-Aug) 7:30- 8:30pm at Clinton Park.

Family Chat this year will be postponed until further notice.

Picnic Group Photo at Burnaby Fraser Foreshore Park can be seen on bulletin board.

VCS Summer Break The teaching stuffs are still in all rooms & the gym. Please let them sleep there and keep safe.

Holiday The office will be closed on 7/3 for Canada Day.

Staff News

  • Xavier is having life camp with Temperance Fellowship during 6/29-7/2, preaching on Sunday and officiating Holy Communion.
  • David Chan, our previous Senior Pastor and now the Vice President of Alliance Bible Seminary in Hong Kong, will preach in English Services on 7/9, 8/13 and 8/20.

UPCOMING

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – learning local cross cultural mission, knowing more about Muslim, Hinduism, Sikhism or Buddhism.  $255 (can apply 75% allowance from Mission), register before 7/7 at www.om.org

7/29 (Sat)          1-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info

23 Jun 2017

June 25, 2017 CHURCH NEWS

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ONGOING

A roaring welcome back to Pastor Jonathan Lyonhart. May the Lord continue to captivate you the way you captivate us with His word.

Today is Development Sunday Let’s take this day to remember what a blessing it is to have this building to take care of. Our monthly mortgage repayment now is $5,000. May God use us to glorify Him and be good stewards of His resources!  

Sunday School Today Join us in discovering the truth @11:45pm.

Adults: Room A8 | High School: Room A10 | Youth: Room A13.

Prayer Meetings We need vision from the Lord. Come pray together! Sunday @9:15-9:45am (room A12) | Tuesday @7:30pm (room A10). 6/27 (Tue) Joint Mission Prayer Meeting – Kevin Thiessen, Manager from Refugee Welcoming Centre BC will be sharing the ministry in refugees.

Awana Award Ceremony Today in the Sanctuary at 2:00-4:00pm.  All parents and congregants are welcome.

Syrian Refugee Ministry We have helped the Bakr Family apply for language assessment, MSP, benefits, bank account and complete government forms. Jodi is now registered for kindergarten. We will sign them up for other Summer programs.

Summer Praise Dance Starting 6/30 Fri. 11:00am -12:30pm in the gym; and Wed. Outreach (Jun-Aug) 7:30- 8:30pm at Clinton Park.

A HUGE thank you to all helpers in the Church Picnic yesterday, we served over 176 sisters and brothers.

Family Chart this year will be postponed until further notice.

UPCOMING

7/26 (Mon)  1:00pm Beulah Senior Home Worship to be led by Rev. Xavier.

7/21-29        Vancouver Challenge – learning local cross cultural mission, knowing more about Muslim, Hinduism, Sikhism or Buddhism.  $255 (can apply 75% allowance from Mission), register before 7/7 at www.om.org

7/29 (Sat)     2-4pm Community Day. We need all 3 congregations to serve together!  Please contact Vivian Lee for further info.